Definition of CARTE BLANCHE


CARTE BLANCHE

The signature of an individual or more, on a while.
paper, with a sufficient space left above it to write a note or other writing.


2. In the course of business, it not unfrequently occurs that for the sake
of convenience, signatures in blank are given with authority to fill them
up.. These are binding upon the parties. But the blank must be filled up
by the very person authorized. 6 Mart. L. R. 707. Vide Ch. on Bills, 702
Penna. R. 200. Vide Blank.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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